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Click on the link below for quizzes on Women in History, and Famous Women.

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1 Women of the SOE
During World War II many ordinary women volunteered for service in the Special Operations Executive. 39 of them were parachuted into Occupied France and over half did not come back.
10 Q
Aug 22 09
306 plays
2 A History of Hysteria
My - humble - attempt to answer questions you didn't know you had about hysteria. Warning: clinical terms appear in the quiz, not to make you uncomfortable, but to accurately describe perceptions and treatments of hysteria in the past.
10 Q
May 09 12
429 plays
3 Guildmade Maidens
Married women have left legacies in their own right. The Quiz Makers Guild pays homage to 10 unmarried maidens who, based solely on their own resources, impacted the culture(s) of their time. We offer for your consideration these ten worthy maidens.
10 Q
Oct 20 08
723 plays
4 The Most Interesting Women in the World
Not only men make history, meet some of the women that have made headlines in their days in one way or another.
Very Easy
10 Q
Sep 16 13
858 plays
5 Women in Puritan America
This quiz looks at the position of women in Puritan America - mothers, political figures, writers, opposition leaders and mystics. I hope you get a deeper view of the complex roles of women in the times of Puritanism in the United States.
10 Q
Sep 21 09
402 plays
6 Beneath the Wimple: Women in Medieval England
Women of the 14th and 15th centuries were a little bit similar to those of today -- with a few vital differences - as revealed in this life-long series of conversations between a well-to-do townsmother and her daughter Joan.
10 Q
Jul 04 13
324 plays
7 Who's that Lady?
Being both a history nut and a woman, a quiz on women in history is a natural for me. How many of these ladies of the past couple of thousand years can you identify?
10 Q
Oct 10 09
1626 plays
8 A Chronicle of the Equal Rights Amendment
Learn the story of a small yet controversial piece of legislation, the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Quiz Game or Untimed Game modes recommended to make the story more coherent.
15 Q
Nov 03 12
270 plays
9 Historical People VI: Women in History
A quiz by request, dedicated to historical women who made history.
15 Q
Feb 08 12
732 plays
10 Women Through the Ages
How much do you know about the women who changed the world?
10 Q
Apr 02 10
678 plays
11 Women's Lib: Ride the Second Wave!
What do you know about the Second Wave of feminism in the USA, a.k.a. the Women's Liberation Movement (1960s-1980s)? A few facts may surprise you. It's not all that you may think! Hang on and ride the wave!
10 Q
Oct 23 12
330 plays
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Last Updated Aug 20 14 10:59 AM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Who am I? I introduced the practice of inoculating well children with a diluted strain of smallpox to bestow immunity from the more potent strains of the sickness.
* Marie Curie received two Nobel awards, but in which two catagories?
* Amelia Mary Earhart was declared dead on the 5th January 1939, but what date did she go missing on?
* Which of these is NOT a book by Jane Austen?
* In 1955 Rosa Louise McCauley Parks became famous as she refused a bus driver's order to give up her seat to a white person. What date in 1955 did that happen?

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